Ben Schmidt, an assistant professor of history who specializes in the digital humanities, has created a Bookworm that allows users to search references to specific words used throughout The Simpsons’ 25-season run by season, episode, and even time within each episode. Excellent.
Northeastern chemistry students made ice cream using liquid nitrogen on Friday afternoon on Krentzman Quad at an annual Welcome Week event that combines the science with the social.
Year after year, Northeastern students produce a range of impressive artwork that is featured across campus. Here’s a rundown of where you can find it.
There was something for everyone at Fall Fest ’14 on Monday, when students packed the quads to learn how they can get involved on campus, meet their peers, and participate in fun activities.
Northeastern convened an interdisciplinary group of researchers for the 2014 International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, where experts discussed and showcased avatars that could be used in a variety of healthcare applications.
At the annual Trash2Treasure yard sale on Sunday, students can buy a range of gently-used dorm room essentials—from kitchenware to electronics—that their fellow Huskies opted to donate rather than throw away during the spring move-out period.
The School of Law community played an important role in Massachusetts’ new Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, which was signed into law in July.
Northeastern University convened experts from industry, government, and academia last week to discuss advancements in next-generation energy storage and battery technologies—both of which have major implications for global challenges in energy consumption, materials shortages, and climate change.
Jack McDevitt, director of Northeastern’s Institute for Race and Justice, examines the events unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri, and some of the university’s research efforts around law enforcement and social justice.
Sarah Jackson, assistant professor of communication studies, weighs in on how the mainstream media and citizen journalists have covered the events in Ferguson, Missouri, where the shooting death of an unarmed teenager has sparked protests and tensions.
There will be unintended consequences of the NCAA D-1 board of directors voting to give the “Power 5” conferences autonomy, says Northeastern Athletic Director Peter Roby.
As part of a Dialogue of Civilizations program this summer, Northeastern students served as a traveling press corps in Spain where they reported on an epic soccer match, the country’s time-honored tradition of bullfighting, and a range of other stories.